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#1 Post by Naffis-kun » Sun Nov 25, 2007 3:40 am

What do you think of the Swedish metal band Meshuggah?
I love it how they make music that sounds like it comes from the future and breaks the boundaries of how band music should sound.
Fave song/album?
Perhaps Rational Gaze from Nothing (re-release) or Neurotica from Chaosphere.

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#2 Post by Zebula77 » Mon Nov 26, 2007 12:36 am

It's a little too brutal for my liking, but their rhythms are sick. Just sick, and the guitarist is really good.

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#3 Post by -SkiZ- » Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:29 am

my favorite song is probably sublevels or rational gaze, but i love them all, Meshuggah is my favorite band!
check out Sol Niger Within, Fredrik Thordendal's solo album. it's like meshuggah taken to the next level, it also contains my favorite guitar song(and favorite song overall) Zeta-1 Reticuli. That guy is just amazing! sadly, maaany people underestimate him.

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#4 Post by prman » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:14 am

I`ve borrowed couple of times their albums from the library but I can`t say that I like what I hear. They sound complex for the sake of being complex. I don`t hear music. I would still like to check them out a bit further, so recommendations are welcome!

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#5 Post by -SkiZ- » Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:16 am

prman wrote:recommendations are welcome!
acrid placidity, sublevels, vanished (from the Destroy Erase Improve album)

Stengah, Straws Pulled at Random (from the Nothing Album)

In Death-Is Death, Sum (from catch thirty thr33)


also try to get a song called Unanything, it's form the japanese version of Chaosphere I believe....


there's a lot more but to get started i'd go with those, when you dig into them you should be able to appreciate them more and more

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#6 Post by lydian2000 » Wed Nov 28, 2007 3:07 am

prman wrote:I`ve borrowed couple of times their albums from the library but I can`t say that I like what I hear. They sound progressive for the sake of being progressive. I don`t hear music. I would still like to check them out a bit further, so recommendations are welcome!
I agree, and to me the worst part is James LaBrie's voice.


oops wrong thread.


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#7 Post by Naffis-kun » Thu Nov 29, 2007 1:52 am

Awesome vid, Thordendal playing his solo material with the drummer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5YEqmIIdj8

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